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Ireland knows democracy, it also knows equality.

Ireland knows democracy, it also knows equality.

Kevin Lam, Reporter

June 2, 2015


Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

On May 23 2015, Ireland and the entire world went through a historic watershed – a same-sex marriage law was passed by popular vote. An amazing 62% of Irish voters said yes towards same-sex marriage in this referendum, making Ireland not the first country to legalize free marriage, but the first to...

Pitfalls of a College Freshman (and how to avoid them)

Pitfalls of a College Freshman (and how to avoid them)

Kimberly Nazario, Reporter

June 2, 2015


Filed under Critical Analysis

Many college freshmen find it hard adjusting to their new lifestyles once they graduate high school. Life seems to take a turn and, all of a sudden, you’re an adult. This sudden independence can cause students to make huge (or small) mistakes. Here’s what to avoid: • Over scheduling. Many students go...

The College Level Racism

The College Level Racism

Kevin Lam

April 16, 2015


Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity from University of Oklahoma is in hot water since a 10-second video was posted on YouTube, showing that several members, led by a white student, were singing a racist chant – the specific lyrics videotaped – “You can hang them from a tree, but they’ll never...

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter

February 23, 2015


Filed under Critical Analysis, Did You Know

1. Alpacas can die of loneliness. When bought, they always need to be bought in pairs. 2. A stinging tree called the Gympie Gympie secretes a toxin that is so painful that is has driven humans and animals to suicide. It feels like being burnt with hot acid and electrocuted simultaneously. A man shot...

The French Attack 2015

The French Attack 2015

Kevin Lam, Reporter

February 23, 2015


Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

Media faced a flagrant trampling on the freedom of press – the terrorist attacks in France massacred 10 people in Paris to begin 2015. Undermining the core of freedom of speech and publication, terrorism is - unwilling to admit – seizing our thoughts and the world’s spotlight. Charlie Hebdo is a ...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter

December 5, 2014


Filed under Critical Analysis, Did You Know

1. In 1963, Alfred Heineken created a beer bottle that could also function as a brick to build houses in impoverished countries. 2. Pet Rock was so popular in the 70’s that the creator became a multimillionaire about 6 months after marketing it. 3. Oxford University is so old, one of its constituent...

Editorial- Kids With Guns?

Editorial- Kids With Guns?

Kimberly Nazario, Reporter

October 2, 2014


Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

Did you know that a certain shooting range in Las Vegas, and perhaps many more, allow children as young as eight years old to use machine guns? Worst of all, they’re allowed to use these guns on full-auto, as long as they’re accompanied by a parent or guardian, of course. The range, named Outdoor...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter

October 2, 2014


Filed under Critical Analysis, Did You Know

1. Pineapples were such a status symbol in 18th century England that you could rent one for the evening to take to a party. 2. The FBI assigned a team to Sacha Baron Cohen during the filming of Borat due to numerous reports of a “Middle eastern man traveling the Midwest in an ice cream truck.” 3....

“Not a racist.” vs “Don’t bring him to my game.”

Kevin Lam, Reporter

June 3, 2014


Filed under Critical Analysis, Editorial

Revealed by TMZ.com, Donald Sterling's racist comments were the most outrageous and discouraging news story of May. It bombarded our TV screens and filled the headlines of all sports magazines. Billboard Music Award's top artist Justin Timberlake said live on TV, “I wanna thank everybody on Earth,...

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter

June 3, 2014


Filed under Critical Analysis, Did You Know

1. Due to high import taxes, a PS4 in Brazil costs roughly $1850. 2. Vladimir Putin has a ninth degree belt in Tae kwon do. Chuck Norris has an eighth degree. 3. The “cheerleader effect," the theory that girls look more attractive in groups, is scientifically proven. 4. The Chief Translator for...

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